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The Resource Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray, Learning in Focus presents ; produced by Whitney Green ; teleplay by Charles Fuller ; directed by Stan Lathan

Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray, Learning in Focus presents ; produced by Whitney Green ; teleplay by Charles Fuller ; directed by Stan Lathan

Label
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray
Title
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray
Statement of responsibility
Learning in Focus presents ; produced by Whitney Green ; teleplay by Charles Fuller ; directed by Stan Lathan
Title variation
Sky is gray
Contributor
Actor
Director
Host
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Based on the short story by Ernest J. Gaines. In rural Louisiana in the 1940's, a young black boy accompanies his mother into town and absorbs valuable lessons of pride, charity and dignity
Member of
Cataloging source
COO
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Larry Pizer ; editor, Barbara Pokras ; music, Webster Lewis
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
PerformerNote
  • Host, Henry Fonda
  • Olivia Cole, James Bond III, Margaret Avery, Cleavon Little, Clinton Derricks-Carroll
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1942-
  • 1953-
  • 1905-1982.
  • 1933-2019
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Green, Whitney
  • Lathan, Stan.
  • Fuller, Charles.
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Bond, James
  • Avery, Margaret.
  • Little, Cleavon
  • Derricks-Carroll, Clinton
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Gaines, Ernest J.
  • Monterey Video (Firm)
  • Learning in Focus, inc
  • Monterey Media Inc
Runtime
46
Series statement
American short story collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • African Americans
  • Mothers and sons
  • Discrimination
  • Louisiana
  • Louisiana
  • Short stories, American
  • Gaines, Ernest J
  • African Americans
  • Discrimination
  • Manners and customs
  • Mothers and sons
  • Race relations
  • Short stories, American
  • Louisiana
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray, Learning in Focus presents ; produced by Whitney Green ; teleplay by Charles Fuller ; directed by Stan Lathan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1980
  • Special features: author bio; actor bios; printable study guide; about the American Short Story Collection; audio transcript interview with Robert Geller; Henry Fonda intro
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn227037676
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (46 min.)
Isbn
9781569944288
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233388824
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
338882
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Ernest J. Gaines' The sky is gray, Learning in Focus presents ; produced by Whitney Green ; teleplay by Charles Fuller ; directed by Stan Lathan
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television in 1980
  • Special features: author bio; actor bios; printable study guide; about the American Short Story Collection; audio transcript interview with Robert Geller; Henry Fonda intro
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn227037676
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (46 min.)
Isbn
9781569944288
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012233388824
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
338882
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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